on Adhesives for Aquaculture
student who participated in the fall 2001 semester Marine
Adhesives class was hired as a summer intern in the summer
of 2002 to work at the Martha's Vineyard Shellfish Group on
the project on adhesives for aquaculture. She had just graduated
from the Upper Cape Cod Regional Technical School and intends
to enroll in a community college.
teaching goal was to have her learn some technical skills
and some writing skills. She assisted with the day-to-day
"housekeeping" chores of the aquaculture center,
such as feeding the shellfish and cleaning the equipment.
She also assisted with the adhesive tests. She kept a daily
journal of her activities, and exerpts from her journal are
collected in the links at right.
technician, Ann Bodio, assists shellfish biologist, Amandine
Surier. The shellfish are always hungry! Shown above is the
algae food supply.
Ann and Dr. Sichel at the MVSG. Rick Karney, the director, is shown in the
photo on right.